This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The incumbent is stationed at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (Chicago, IL) and serves as a staff psychologist within the Mental Health Service Line (MHSL). The incumbent's duties include serving as the primary point of contact for the provision of timely, efficient, recovery-oriented, and evidenced-based biofeedback, neurofeedback, pain and stress management services to Veterans in outpatient programs. As a clinical psychologist at the full performance level, the incumbent leverages their competencies in brain-behavior relationships, as well as biopsychosocial evaluation and treatment, by providing the full range of clinical, consultative, triage, assessment, and psychodiagnostic services, e.g., structured clinical interviews, crisis interventions, mental health and addiction screenings, clinical reminders, evaluations for Veterans with suicidal and homicidal ideation, plan, and/or behavior, and assistance with linking Veterans to appropriate treatments. As part of the role, the incumbent contributes to the Psychology Training Program and provides clinical supervision to psychology externs, interns and post-doctoral fellows, when appropriate. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.